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Topics in Defamation (Francis)
Spring 2020   LAW 694-001  

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Meeting Times/Location
R 5:00PM - 6:50PM
Golkin Hall 238

Faculty
Vernon Francis

Adjunct Professor of Law

vernon.francis@dechert.com
Additional Information
Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement

No

Category
Upper-Level

Credits
2.0

This course is meant to be an introduction to the basics of the law of defamation, and to current areas of controversy as the law continues to develop and new media emerge. A prior class dealing with First Amendment issues would be helpful, but is neither required nor necessary.

Course Concentrations

Constitutional Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of constitutional law; Perform legal analysis in the context of constitutional law; Communicate effectively on topics related to constitutional law; Demonstrate an understanding of constitutional law affects other areas of law.